The state economy remains strong, though its growth has slowed a bit.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson says its latest Economic Indicator shows an increase of just Point-9 percent in September.
Thompson says the indicator's results were very mixed. He cites a solid increase in single-family building permits during the month. But manufacturing hours, airline passenger counts and business expectations declined. There was also a slight uptick in unemployment claims.
The state unemployment rate fell last month from 4-percent in August to 3-point-9 percent in September.
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